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Man charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting at Albertville officer during chase

ALBERTVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Albertville police have charged the man they say tried to kill one of their officers during a chase. 24-year-old Marc Shadrick Alcime is charged with attempted murder.


Investigators recover safe and stolen weapons at Crossville home

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – Three people were arrested during a gun theft investigation in Crossville. Thursday, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputies received reports of several guns stolen in Crossville. Investigators went to a home where they believed a suspect was staying. Investigators said they noticed a


‘I love you, I’ve been shot,' Alabama man texted wife during Chicago warehouse shooting

The victims of an employee who started shooting after hearing he was being fired at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers that included a plant manager whose wife says he texted her “I love you, I’ve been shot at work,” and an intern in his first day on the job. A look at the victi


Alabama woman who joined ISIS wants to come home, report says

A Hoover woman who traveled to Syria and joined ISIS wants to come back home, according to a recent interview. In an interview with The Guardian released Monday morning, Hoda Muthana said she “deeply regrets” joining the Islamic State.


Goodyear to lay off workers this year at Alabama plant

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — A Goodyear official says the tire company is planning layoffs at an Alabama plant. News outlets quote a Goodyear communications manager as saying that the layoffs will happen at the company’s plant in Gadsden. Barbara Hatala said in a statement Tuesday that employees will be lai


Alabama Power Company issues rising water warning

Alabama Power Company issued a lake level warning for Lake Martin today after the National Weather Service published predictions of 3 inches to 6 inches of rain across the state this week. The lake level on the Tallapoosa River’s Lake Martin could reach summer pools or higher by the weekend and coul


Shots fired call leads to chase, crash, discovery of drugs

What started as a shots fired call to convenience store in the 1100 block of West Meighan Boulevard turned into much more Sunday night. A man led police on a chase, and efforts to find him later uncovered a large amount of salvia at a residence, according to a Gadsden police report.


2-year-old Alabama child grazed in drive-by shooting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a bullet grazed a 2-year-old Alabama child in a drive-by shooting. WVTM-TV says the shooting happened Monday in Birmingham, and the child was taken to the hospital but was considered in good condition. The child was not identified.


Two arrested on drug charges after hotel search warrant served in Etowah County

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- Two suspects have been charged with drug related charges in Etowah County, officials say. 27-year-old Gadsden man William Brown is charged with five counts of distribution of a controlled substance, three counts of possession of a controlled substance, felony possession


Alabama town celebrates 54 years of Jimmie Lee Jackson’s sacrifice

MARION, Ala. – About 100 people gathered Sunday in a small wooden and brick church in the city where it all began, Marion Ala., a rural town with few stoplights and less than 3,600 residents, to honor the 54th Annual Jimmie Lee Jackson Day.


Alabama community saves 1848 lodge from collapse

In 2012, a beautiful historic lodge in Russell County appeared doomed. The 1848 Tuckabatchee Masonic Lodge was listed on the Alabama Historic Commission’s Places in Peril that year and seemed on the verge of collapse or demolition. Today, the building has been restored to its original state and serv


Cherokee County Arrest Files for Monday

Rakeem Williams, age 26 of Centre, Matthew Allen Scott, 36 of Crossville and an 18 year old resident of Rainsville, Amy Sierra Prestwood were charged with the Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


Former Alabama police officer suspected of murder dies after police chase in Montgomery

SAMSON, Ala. (WPMI) — UPDATE: James Chadwick Green was found on I-65 in Montgomery on Sunday. Police got a tip from a caller who spotted Green's car. After a short pursuit, police managed to force his vehicle off the road. He was transported to the hospital with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He di


East Alabama math teacher’s $1.5 million cash bond is excessive and unconstitutional, lawyer says

The attorney for an east Alabama high school math teacher facing criminal charges in two counties is asking for a reduction in his client’s $1.5 million bond. David Brenton Burkhalter, a 30-year-old Randolph County High School teacher, is on administrative leave after his arrest last week on eight f


Presidents Day 2019: Alabama omits Civil War leader Abraham Lincoln from Presidents Day holiday

Presidents Day – at least on a federal level – isn’t a holiday. Instead, the official federal holiday is known as George Washington’s birthday, a time to honor America’s first president, who was born on Feb. 22, 1732.


Marshall County EMA advising public to be prepared for possible flooding

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – With the possibility of flooding next week, the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency issued an advisory Sunday afternoon. The EMA advises all people living along the Paint Rock River system to prepare for flooding and road closures.


Two-Vehicle Accident Involving SUV and Cherokee Electric Pickup on Highway 411 Monday Morning

According to initial reports no one was hurt in a two-vehicle crash taking place on Highway 411 at Farill just prior to noon Monday. Traffic was down to one-lane in the southbound lanes for an extended period of time as the accident was being worked by various emergency personnel including Centre an


Huntsville, Florence hotels named among the best in Alabama

U.S. News & World Report named the Top 15 hotels in Alabama, and two North Alabama establishments made the list. The Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa in Florence came in at No. 4 and The Westin in Huntsville came in at No. 6 on the ranked list. The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa in Mobile


Peach State DB shocked to earn Alabama offer

Alabama hosted 3-star safety Brian Branch on Saturday for its second Junior Day of 2019. The Tyrone (Ga.) Sandy Creek product left his...


Deputy car explodes behind detention center

An Etowah County deputy’s car exploded outside the detention center Monday morning, Sheriff Jonathon Horton said, just moments before the deputy would have been in the vehicle.